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Berrima District Museum

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This museum is small gem in the Southern Highlands. The ladies (I assume volunteers) who welcomed... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Molly1934
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Sydney, Australia
Pleasantly Surprised

Great little museum well laid out . Exhibits and displays very well explained lovely tribute to the... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2018
Lisa L
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Lalor Park
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The Berrima District Museum is an outstanding, award winning, country museum that tells fascinating stories about people, places and objects of the Southern Highlands.
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Market Place | Market Place & Bryan Street, Berrima, New South Wales 2577, Australia
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+61 2 4877 1130
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

This museum is small gem in the Southern Highlands. The ladies (I assume volunteers) who welcomed us, gave us an interesting introduction to the displays and we spent a very enjoyable hour and a half learning about the history of the area. Information is well...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Great little museum well laid out . Exhibits and displays very well explained lovely tribute to the ANZACS. Well worth a visit and the cost was very reasonable. Allow about a hour to go over everything on display.

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

This museum was a surprisingly great place. It’s full of items you might expect to see from the local area, but it also has a few truly wonderfully presented and interesting exhibits. The stories, videos and photos about the Germans who were interred here during...More

Thank Maria H
Reviewed March 2, 2018

For a small museum, this is a) bang for your buck and b) an excellent prerequisite and segway into the Berrima River Walk. The staff were extremely knowledgeable and took the time to walk us around the museum first to show us what to look...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

Great museum. Very informative. The kids loved looking for all the items on their list. The museum is run by volunteers - the gentleman who was there was exceedingly knowledgeable and willing to answer all questions

Thank Graham M
Harlan H, Volunteer Project Manager at Berrima District Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Thanks very much for your kind review and positive response. Having the opportunity to tell some of the Museum's stories to our visitors is our biggest reward as Volunteers.

Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Such a great collection of artifacts & personal stories. The 6 year old loved the treasure hunt and we all learnt a great deal about Berrima and the surrounding area.

Thank Danielle L
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

$7 entry Nicely run small museum and worthy of a stop if you ate in Berrima. Support the local community! 1934oos

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

I've been to Berrima several times but this is the first time I've found out about the German POWs who were interned here in WW 1. It was very helpful to go here first and find out about the history of the town and then...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Despite being a local resident I had not known the history of Berrima Jail. The museum has some very interesting displays including those of German people, men women and children, who were considered enemies during WW1 and locked up although they had committed no crime...More

1  Thank goldmercedes
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Fascinating little museum that focuses on the people and industry of the Southern Highlands. It has permanent displays dedicated to the men and women of the region who served in WW1 and it is sobering to see the number of poppies against so many names...More

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